BBC News - Asia
The latest stories from the Asia section of the BBC News web site.
MH17 remains 'still at crash site'
The search for victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine must go on as only some 200 bodies have been recovered so far, Dutch officials say.
Joko Widodo wins Indonesia poll
Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo has been declared the winner of Indonesia's hotly-contested presidential election.
Tajik spy charge academic freed
An academic working for a British university has been freed after being held for over a month in Tajikistan on suspicion of spying.
Typhoon Rammasun strikes Vietnam
Typhoon Rammasun has killed at least 11 people in Vietnam and several people remain missing, according to local media.
S Korea ferry boss death confirmed
Police in South Korea say a body they found in June is that of the fugitive boss of the operator of a ferry that sank in April killing 300 people.
'Foreigners' killed in Kabul attack
A suicide bomber outside Kabul airport kills at least one Afghan and at least three foreign security guards, officials say.
India encephalitis outbreak kills 60
At least 60 people died in an outbreak of viral encephalitis in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, a top health official has said.
China signs Venezuela oil deal
Chinese President Xi Jinping has signed an oil deal with Venezuela, as part of a four-day tour of Latin America.
Jacket blunder ruins Malaysian dream
Defending champion Nur Ayuni Farhana Abdul Halim cannot compete at Glasgow 2014 after her competition jacket goes missing.
China 'spy ship' at US-led exercise
China says it has the right to send a surveillance ship to monitor a US-led naval exercise, after US media reported the vessel's presence off Hawaii.